Discovery Communications Named Most JUST Company in Media

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​​Discovery was named America’s #1 Most JUST Company in the media industry, according to JUST Capital and Forbes magazine’s inaugural “JUST 100 List,” which for the first time ranks the publicly traded companies in the U.S. that perform best on the things Americans care most about. The rankings are based on one of the largest surveys ever conducted on attitudes towards corporate behavior, involving 50,000 Americans over the last 18…

One Love Partners with Discovery Communications for Creating Change

Relationship abuse comes in many forms and affects 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men. Yet, more than 50% of college students report that it is difficult to identify dating violence. Enter One Love, founded in 2010 in honor of college senior Yeardley Love, who was found beaten to death by her ex-boyfriend. Since then, the foundation has tirelessly worked to reach all ages and demographics, focusing on…

Discovery Employees Kick Off Seventh Annual Creating Change Impact Initiative

For the seventh year, Discovery employees at the company’s global headquarters in Silver Spring, MD are off and running with pro bono projects that will ultimately help over 20 nonprofit organizations in the Washington, DC metro area! In the past, the Creating Change initiative has consisted of a day-long marathon event, but for the first time the projects are extended to three months in order to dive deeper into the…

ID & People Celebrate the Premiere of the All-New Series ‘People Magazine Investigates’

​In advance of the premiere of ID’s all-new series PEOPLE MAGAZINE INVESTIGATES, ID and People hosted a special screening and panel discussion last week at Time Inc.’s headquarters in downtown NYC. Co-hosted by Henry Schleiff and Jess Cagle, editorial director at Time Inc., the event welcomed press, on-air talent, and executive leadership from both the ID and People teams for an exciting first glance at the two-part premiere episode, The…

This Week in…Discovery Buzz

Happy Halloween Weekend, boos and ghouls! It’s been a spooktacular week here at Discovery, so let’s get you filled in on some news you might have missed! 5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About ‘Rats’ (Via Morgan Spurlock) (USA Today)  Eurosport Takes Exclusive Rights for EFL Cup in Malaysia & Brunei (World Screen) Oprah Winfrey & Ava DuVernay: A TV Dream Team Talks ‘Queen Sugar’ (Variety) Rocker Dave Navarro Opens Up About His…

Discovery Education Partners with Drug Enforcement Administration to Combat Opioid Addiction

In partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Discovery Education has launched Operation Prevention, a powerful initiative that aims to educate America’s youth and ultimately extinguish substance misuse. Designed for middle and high school students, educators and parents nationwide, Operation Prevention is an important effort to educate students about the science behind drug addiction and its impact, with resources that help initiate lifesaving conversations in the home and classroom. The no-cost initiative…

Discovery Announces ‘Project C.A.T.: Conserving Acres For Tigers’

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Last week, Discovery announced Project C.A.T., a partnership with World Wildlife Fund to fund and conserve nearly 1 million acres of protected land across India and Bhutan to help protect wild tigers. A century ago 100,000 tigers roamed the wild, but habitat destruction and poaching has reduced the number to just 4,000 today. “The global movement to protect tigers just got one million acres stronger,” said Discovery President and CEO…

Discovery Education and 3M Name America’s Top Young Scientist and Award $25,000

— Maanasa Mendu named America’s Top Young Scientist in Nation’s Premier Middle School Science Competition for her invention of HARVEST, a device that provides remote, global energy solutions by gathering unused solar and wind energy that is already around us to power rural and remote locations — Silver Spring, Md. and St. Paul, Minn. (October 18, 2016) – Discovery Education (@DiscoveryEd) and 3M (@3M) have named 13-year-old Maanasa Mendu from…

Calling All Curiosity Seekers – Apply Now to Be a Discovery INtern!

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The Discovery INternship Program is on a mission to find the most ambitious, most creative, and most passionate students to #GetDiscovered and become a #DiscoveryINtern. Through the Discovery INternship Program, you’ll have the unique opportunity to learn about the entertainment and media industry from the leader in global entertainment through a paid 12-week internship. Here’s what we offer: Getting your hands dirty with real work and project experiences Mentorship from…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

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The week started with the first presidential debate of the year and ended with the Rosetta probe successfully becoming the first probe in history to orbit a comet. In between, there was plenty to discuss here at Discovery, but in case you missed it, here are some highlights from the past few days: JonBenet Ramsey Series Hits Ratings Gold for Discovery (New York Post)  Science Channel Lines Up Special About Rosetta Probe’s Crash (Realscreen) …